“My association with Scotland’s last salmon net fishermen stretches back almost 20 years, to a time when the industry was just that – a means of commercially exploiting Scotland’s stock of wild Atlantic salmon. Now it is a niche fishery, one that employs few and appears to be slowly fading away, despite the determination of a band of fishermen who see their traditional way of life as being important to the economic and cultural fabric of rural Scotland. Having watched the men at work over many years I know their determination in the face of adversity – be that environmental or financial – is great. My motivation has always been to document their struggle; to leave a photographic legacy which will stimulate and inform future generations, interested in seeing how the fisherfolk on Scotland’s long and rugged coastline sought to harvest the ‘King of Fish’.”
– Colin McPherson.
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